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Definition of Chap


  1. To cause to open in slits or chinks; to split; to cause the skin of to crack or become rough.
  2. To strike; to beat.
  3. To crack or open in slits; as, the earth chaps; the hands chap.
  4. To strike; to knock; to rap.
  5. A cleft, crack, or chink, as in the surface of the earth, or in the skin.
  6. A division; a breach, as in a party.
  7. A blow; a rap.
  8. One of the jaws or the fleshy covering of a jaw; -- commonly in the plural, and used of animals, and colloquially of human beings.
  9. One of the jaws or cheeks of a vise, etc.
  10. A buyer; a chapman.
  11. A man or boy; a youth; a fellow.
  12. To bargain; to buy.
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Chap Translations

chap in Dutch is sujet, kerel, knul, snuiter, persoon
chap in Finnish is olio
chap in French is fissure
chap in German is Bursche
chap in Italian is crepatura, fante
chap in Norwegian is fyr, kar, sprekk
chap in Portuguese is rachadura
chap in Spanish is raja
chap in Swedish is kille, grabb, karl